Christian & Classical Music for a Funeral Service

Christian Selections for Funeral Music

Note: When available, links are provided to listen to and download digital versions of suggested songs (in MP3 format) from Amazon.com. The typical price per download is $.99 to $1.29.

Certain religious songs have become standards at Christian funerals.

As more funeral homes offer stereo music, the above standards are being played by artists who perform their own renditions. The following are just a few names of artists who have recorded the above standards.

  • Andy Griffith
  • Anne Murray
  • Elvis Presley
  • Johnny Cash
  • Kenny Rogers
  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  • Van Morrison (Just a Closer Walk With Thee)
  • Paul Robeson (Powerful gospel hymnals)

Classical Selections for Funeral Songs

Opera can be a good choice, as often the words are not as important as the tune and tone of voice. Try selections by:

  • Andrea Bocellii
  • Charlotte Church
  • Sarah Brightman